Palwal, March 30
A 22-year-old man was shot dead after he had objected to celebratory firing by four persons on Holi in the district’s Janoli village yesterday.
The victim was identified as Praveen of the same village.
His brother Mukesh, said: “Some drunk men had fired in the air while they were playing Holi. Praveen objected to them. The matter was settled then and there. But after half an hour, when Praveen was returning home, four men identified as Janak, Akash, Bhola and Kapoor shot at him. He succumbed to bullet shots in hospital.”
“We have booked a case of murder and have launched a hunt to nab the accused,” said a police official.
In another incident, a man identified as Narender of Aharwan village died under mysterious conditions. — TNS